Acts, Bills, and Resolutions of the Choctaw Nation, 1879
1. A resolution for the relief of Alfred Wright for taking care of the Capitol Building during the
years 1877 and 1878. Passed House and Senate October 14, 1879.
2. An act admitting to citizenship, Margaret and Letitia Overstreet and their families. Passed
and approved October 15, 1879.
3. An act establishing an additional election precinct in Tobucksy County, Choctaw Nation.
Passed House and Senate October 17, 1879. Approved October 18, 1879.
4. An act allowing $13.20 for Sheriff J. Bryant to pay funeral expenses of Silas Peters. Passed
House October 20, 1879. Passed Senate and approved October 18, 1879.
5. Committee on petitions rejecting Mrs. Elizabeth Moran and others to become citizens of
Choctaw Nation. Passed House October 20, 1879.
6. An act to declare the skinning of dead animals on the range a felony. Passed House October
23, 1879. Passed Senate October 24, 1879.
7. Reports of B.F. Smallwood, collector at Atoka and Fred Thompson McKinney accepted by
General Council. Passed and approved October 28, 1879.
8. Greenwood McCurtain reports excused by the council. Passed and approved October 30,
9. Resolution directing the Principal Chief to suspend S.P. Willis, District Trustee. Passed
October 30, 1879.
10. A resolution to reject the revision of the laws. Passed Senate October 30, 1879. Passed
House and approved October 31, 1879.
11. W.N. Jones report approved and no further consideration of case shall be considered. Passed
and approved October 31, 1879.
12. Report of Ed McCurtain accepted, Sup. of Public Schools. Passed and approved October 31,
13. Report of W.B. Pitchlynn declared by General Council a Defaulter. Passed and House and
Senate October 28, 1879.
14. A resolution to provide per diem for the National Lighthorsemen during the present session
of the General Council of Choctaws. Passed House October 29, 1879. Passed Senate and
approved October 31, 1879.